Norbert A. Considine, 57, of Loudonville, N.Y., died April 17 after a battle with cancer.
Born and raised in Princeton, he graduated from Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth, R.I. in 1965 and received a bachelor of arts degree from The University of Pennsylvania in 1969. He also received an MBA from SUNY Albany in 1985.
He had a long career in the financial industry. After assignments at Chase Manhattan Bank and other financial companies, he became a principal in investment banking at Cowen & Company in New York. In 1997, he retired from investment banking and became a money manager in Albany, at Cowen & Company, and most recently at Smith Barney where he was senior vice president/senior portfolio manager at the time of his death.
Prior to his career in finance, he owned and operated a commercial dairy farm in Middlebury, Vt. He was active in Republican politics in Vermont and held gubernatorial appointments relating to agricultural and environmental issues.
He was active in the Albany community, most recently as a trustee and treasurer of the board at The Albany Academy, where he served for five years. He was instrumental in many recent initiatives at the Academy including the increased collaboration with Albany Academy for Girls, the boarding program, the enrollment initiative, and the Academy's strategic plan.
An active golfer, he loved traveling the U.S. and British isles playing golf with his sons and friends. He was also an avid runner and biker.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen; three children, Wylie of Fort Collins, Colo., Peter of Boston, and William of Loudonville; his mother, Margaret Considine of Princeton; and two brothers, Brian of Los Angeles and Kevin of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday April 22 at 10 a.m. in the Historic Church of St. Mary's on the corner of Lodge and Pine Streets in Albany.
Relatives and friends may call at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham, N.Y. on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to The Albany Academy; or to The Community Foundation for the Capital Region, Albany.
John F. Harris
John Ferlando Harris, 49, of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, formerly of Princeton, died March 22 at the Kingdom Hospital in Saudi Arabia.
Born in Charlottesville, Va., he was raised in Princeton. He attended Princeton Regional Schools, graduating from Princeton High School in 1973.
He was a deputy data center manager at Al-Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation in Riyadh at the time of his death.
His first job was with Mathematica Policy Research Center in Princeton Junction, as a key punch operator, while attending Princeton High School. He later worked for Boeing Vertol in Ridley Park, Pa., as a computer operator, before moving to Saudi Arabia 17 years ago. There, he worked with Sameric, a Saudi marketing and refinery company, as a systems operations analyst, before joining Arabian Data Systems as a data center manager.
He is survived by his parents, Charles Phox Sr. and Estelle Phox; a son, Michael Harris of New Orleans, La.; two brothers, Charles Phox Jr. and Barry Phox, both of Princeton; and two sisters, Lisa Khan of Kansas City, Mo., and Cynthia Foy of Fayetteville, N.C.
A memorial service was held on April 12 at the First Baptist Church of Princeton. A graveside service will be conducted by Hughes Funeral Home at a later date.
Mary C. Hui, 84, of West Windsor, died April 12 at Bear Creek Assisted Living.
Born in Shanghai, China, she immigrated to the United States in 1949. She resided in Princeton from 1961 to 1982, then in Rossmoor from 1982 to 2002.
She was a library assistant for Gest East Asian Library of Princeton University from 1970 to 1983.
Wife of the late William L. Hui, she is survived by four sons, George of Vancouver, B.C., Thomas and Arthur of West Windsor, and Robert of Monroe Township; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral Service was April 15 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross, Princeton Chapter, 707 Alexander Road, Princeton 08540.
Niels H. Nielsen
Niels Hoeg Nielsen, 74, of Princeton, died April 14 in Princeton after a long illness.
Born in Montreal to Danish immigrants, he lived in Montreal, Toronto, and Milwaukee before moving to Princeton in 1971.
He was educated at McGill University, Montreal, where he earned B.A. and M.A. degrees with honors in economics and political science. He pursued a career in compensation and benefits at several large corporations before founding Princeton Management Consultants, specializing in human resources. He published three books, most recently Princeton Management Consultants Guide to Your Next Job.
He was active in his profession and community, and contributed to arts, education, business, and political organizations. He founded the JobSeekers support group at Trinity Church in 1982 and co-founded Princeton Independent Consultants. He was also a co-founder of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament, a member of the Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church, and local president of the American Field Service student exchange program. A trustee of Westminster Choir College and a member of the Business Advisory Board of Rider University, he also served on the board of Family Service Agency of Princeton.
He had a life-long interest in education and ideas. He was passionate about art, theater, photography, history, travel, languages, religion, and politics. He also loved to work in his garden.
Predeceased by his parents, Anna Hoeg Nielsen and Niels Christian Nielsen, and wife Joan Anderson Nielsen, he is survived by his wife Ruth Craxton Nielsen; two daughters, Karen Nielsen of Ripon, Wis., and Christine Berg of Washington, D.C.; a son, Niels of Bethesda, Md.; a godson, Romain Kang; a sister, Astrid Fuller of Chicago, Ill., and three grandchildren.
A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 33 Mercer Street. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, April 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the McGill University Arts Faculty, Martlet House, 1430 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3T3; or to Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Office of Annual Giving, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton 08540.
Pauline Rita Reardon, 74, of Ewing Township, died April 12 at the Palms of Pasadena Hospital in South Pasadena, Fla.
Born in Lawrence, Mass., she was a longtime resident of Ewing. Her husband, Paul Reardon, worked for Princeton University for many years.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Pennington.
Daughter of the late Herve and Attela Morel, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, Paul; four sons, Paul, Thomas, Kevin, and Sean; three daughters, Christine Jones, Barbara Tabor, and Jocelyn Zoog; a brother, Robert Morel; and 21 grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on April 19 at St. James Church, Pennington. Burial was in the Ewing Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, attn. Development Department; or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, Va. 22038-1131.
Arrangements were by the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington.
Francis A. Rossi, 85, of Princeton, died April 13 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in Pettoranello, Italy, he had resided in Princeton since 1937. He was employed by the Institute for Advance Study for 10 years and retired in 1976 from FMC Corporation after many years of service.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a survivor of the Normandy Beach campaign, and a recipient of the Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars. He was also awarded the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal.
He was widely praised for having initiated a tax refund for Disabled American Veterans.
He was a member of St. Paul's Church.
Son of the late Felix and Nancy Perna, he is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bianca Celli Rossi; a son, Frank of Princeton; a daughter, Silvana Cox of Hamilton Township; a brother, John Rossi of Princeton; a sister, Bambina Rossi of Isernia, Italy; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was April 18 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church.
Entombment was in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans Department of New Jersey, 135 West Hanover Street, Trenton.
Harriet Murdock Stanley, 100, of Hightstown, died April 9 at Meadow Lakes Retirement Community.
Born in East Orange, she lived for many years in South Orange before moving to Rossmoor and Meadow Lakes.
She was predeceased in 1989 by her husband, Cyril S. Stanley, who served as general counsel for Rockefeller Center, Inc. from 1933 until his retirement in 1969. She is survived by a daughter, Judith Burks of Princeton; a son, James of Ormond Beach, Fla.; a sister, Caroline Pratt of Greenville, S.C.; six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at Trinity Church on April 18. Burial will be private at All Saints' Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Princeton Area Community Foundation, 15 Princess Road, Lawrenceville 08648.
Arrangements were under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.